Please see an excellent article by Tracy Hudson, "Bedouin in the Big City" in Spinoff Magazine, Spring 2012 issue, pp. 48 -51. Tracy learned how to spin and weave from a Bedouin woman in Doha, Qatar, and through referencing Joy's book on Bedouin Weaving.
Tracy posts on Ravelry.com as himalaya. Please also visit her blog, http://einesaite.blogspot.com.